Sat, Jun 25, 2016

Thunder On The West Course PDX/Time Trial #2

Thunderhill Raceway Park

About this event


“Thunder On The West Course" PDX & Time Trial #2

June 25, 2016 at Thunderhill Raceway Park

“Held Under the SCCA Time Trials Rules”  Sanction Numbers 16-TDPDX-4188-S / 16-TTCT-4189-S / 16-TTTT-4190-S

Welcome to the 2016 season round 2, a combined Performance Driving eXperience  / Club Trial / Track Trial Event on the Thunderhill 2 Mile West Road Course.   

Performance Driving eXperience (PDX) is non-timed lapping in your car, with an emphasis on learning. Instruction will be both classroom and in-car. No previous experience required. Most street legal automobiles and some classes of race prepared cars are allowed. Open top automobiles must have removable factory hardtop installed, factory rollover protection or an SCCA Time Trials approved rollbar. 

Club Trial is a timed competition for fastest lap, open to almost all street-licensed cars and those prepared to Solo Street Prepared or Street Mod or Race prepared to Improved Touring specifications. Open top automobiles must have removable factory hardtop installed, factory rollover protection or an SCCA Time Trials approved rollbar.

Track Trial is a timed competition for fastest lap, open to all cars prepared to Time Trials Level 3 or full race preparation. Full safety gear required including fire suit and race spec helmet are required however Head & Neck restraint is highly recommended but not required.

All groups will have four 20 minute sessions each day.

Approved helmets required, limited no-charge loaners are available.

SCCA membership required; weekend memberships available on site for $15.

Entry Fees: 

PDX / Club Trial /Track Trial (one day), $225 Early Reg/$250 After Cut-Off

Dual Entry (Same car, Same Driver, Two groups), $300 

PDX Split Entry (Same Car, Same PDX Group, Second Driver), $275 Early Reg/$300 After Cut-Off                                    

Transponders are available ($35 rental fee) at Reno Region Time Trial events 


A welcome party will be held Friday evening beginning at 7:00pm for participants and guests. Beer, Wine, Soda, Water and Appetizers will be provided.    

Registration and Tech Inspection open at 7:30 a.m. 

Mandatory Drivers/Volunteer Meeting 8:15 a.m. 

Track Familiarization Tour beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Lunch Break at 12:30 p.m.

Thunderhill Raceway Park is located seven miles west of Willows, CA  at 5250 Hwy 162, Willows CA 95988

Overnight camping in the paddock will be allowed Friday night.  The paddock must be cleared by 6:00 p.m. Saturday evening.

For information, go to or call (775) 267-4845

Event requirements

 Link to Event Program, Detailed Schedule, Groups

Link to Supplementary Regulations PDX_CT_TT Supps.pdf

Club Trial & Track Trial Car Classification rules can be found in the Supplementary Regulations, pages 4 & 5. A link is also included in the Supps for instruction on calculating your vehicle's performance potential index and establishing your production cars Club Trial or Track Trial class. 

Tech Inspection Guidelines - Bring completed self tech forms or Annual Tech/Logbook to Tech Inspection after registering.

              PDX & Club Trial PDX_CT Tech Sheet.pdf 

              Track Trial Region TT Tech 15.pdf

Sound Levels:  103dbA sound limit is in effect at all Thunderhill events between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Sound levels before 9:00 am and after 5:00 pm must not exceed 95 dbA. No race engines at Thunderhill may be started before 7:30 a.m. nor operate after 6:00 p.m.  

Notice: Timing is not allowed in SCCA PDX events. Transponders are required for all Club or Track Trials competitors wishing to have timed results or to compete for region championship points. Transponders are available on a first come, first served basis for a rental fee of $35.

Entries (65)

Peter Gildea
Ruth Gildea
Omar Martinez
Vince Bellotti
Ian Kono
Justin Cone
Richard Stock
Jim Pyle

Thunderhill Raceway Park

Willows, CA
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SCCA - Reno Region

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Event over!